Modern Hexies, a finished quilt

Ta-done! On Feb. 29th I started this project, and on Wednesday this week I finished it. My handy spreadsheet tells me that is 65 days from start to finish.

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Sometimes you have the perfect backing in your stash.

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And some pictures of the quilting. I loved how this puffed up a lot but then I pressed the heck out of it and I loved that too. Would love to see what this looks like after a wash.

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Quilt Statistics

Fabrics: ombre from white to black. Probably around 15? colours and brands of solids. all from stash.

Binding: as above, using the No-tails binding tutorial from Linda at Flourishing Palms

Tutorial: Modern Hexies, from a different Nicole, at Modern Handcraft

Pieces: 72

Size: 15.75″x22.25″

Quilting: walking foot with clear invisible poly.

And a fun picture of mid-way through the binding process.

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Linking up of course with the fabulous Amanda Jean at Crazy Mom Quilts! Happy weekend everyone.

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This was on my list for the 2nd quarter of the finish along.

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Day 239

Earlier today I started the binding…

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And tonight I stitched the binding down. It’s been a while since I hand stitched a binding. Like a whole year since my last.

Good think I was going to trim the borders off. Thank you children for the additional conté crayon smudges.

Finished pictures on Friday.

Linking up with The Needle and Thread Network!

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Day 238

Modest achievements today…figured out some technical details for the binding, and prepped all the paperwork for our guild display at the show this weekend. Things like a sign for every quilt, email signup sheets, blah blah boring blah. I did get an epic amount of stuff done so that feels good. And had an overdue haircut. Yay!